Procedures for Completing Small Claims Lawsuit of Civil Cases in District Court in Indonesia
The development of legal relations in the economic and other civil sectors in community highly requires a faster and less costly dispute resolution process, especially in small civil disputes. In connection with this matter, Indonesian Supreme Court issued various Supreme Court regulations, including Regulation No. 2 of 2015 concerning Procedures for Completion of Small Claims. The issuance of this regulation was to resolve special civil disputes regarding the acts against the law. In a small claim court lawsuit, it is required that the plaintiff and defendant be in the same jurisdiction. The value of the material suit in a small claim lawsuit is at most IDR 200 million or equal to 13,811 USD. Furthermore, for a small claim examination and verification of a lawsuit, it is carried out in a small manner, where the period of completion is determined a maximum of 25 days from the first trial day to the decision.
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